Classes resume at College of Charleston today. In-person and hybrid classes resume today at the College with new pandemic precautions. Students are required to wear a mask at all times while on campus, social distancing will be enforced, and they have plans for isolating and contact tracing infected students. Source: WCBD

Fire destroys former mental hospital in Columbia. On Saturday, a three-alarm fire destroyed the iconic Dr. James Woods Babcock building, the former mental institution that was being converted into luxury housing. One firefighter sustained minor injuries from falling embers. Source: AP

Port of Charleston to see biggest ship yet. The Brazil is set to arrive in Charleston next weekend, with exact timing to be determined. Source: P&C

City Councilman Harry Griffin announces he won’t seek re-election. Charleston City Councilman Harry Griffin announced via a Facebook video that he would not be running for re-election. The filing period opens next year. Source: WCBD

Jaime Harrison profiled in Rolling Stone. Lindsey Graham’s challenger was interviewed in Rolling Stone, with a headline: “Jaime Harrison Is Ready to End Lindsey Graham’s Career in Congress.” Source: Rolling Stone